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1952: European defence community  
Would a German military ever be permitted again? A stormy debate arose about this question five years after World War Two. A lot of cities were still in ruins, yet the United States and Britain urged the young Federal Republic of Germany to build up an army. It was intended to be integrated within a European alliance.

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21.1.2021 European Parliament calls for halt on Nord Stream 2 construction after Navalny arrest
The European Parliament has demanded construction stop on the Nord Stream 2 pipeline. The controversial pipeline will double the capacity of an already existing natural gas pipeline between Russia and Germany.
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The Russian city of St Petersburg was founded on 27 May 1703. What was it called during Soviet times?